Peter Sorrentino is a senior managing director and head of the firm’s private placements advisory practice, responsible for direct private equity and private credit capital raising for Evercore clients.
He has nearly 25 years of corporate finance experience advising clients in the origination, structuring and execution of private market financings to facilitate growth, acquisition activity, recapitalizations and shareholder liquidity.
Mr. Sorrentino has advised on private market financings for such companies as Argus Media, Dotmatics, Expedia Group, Epic Systems, Pabst Brewing, Ritchie Bros., symplr, Appriss Health, Commercial Trailer Leasing, US Foods, Emerald Holdings, TAMKO Building Products, a Place for Mom, Chicago Cubs Baseball, Ports America, Outfront Media and American Century.
In addition, he advises financial sponsors and investors on private market financings. Select clients include American Securities, Apollo Management, Hg Capital, The Blackstone Group, CPPIB, Clearlake Capital, Comvest, General Atlantic, Insight Partners and Silver Lake.
Prior to joining Evercore in 2017, Mr. Sorrentino was head of private capital advisory at Perella Weinberg Partners, and previously was a senior member of Barclays’ global private capital markets group. He began his investment banking career at Lehman Brothers in 2000 as an M&A advisor and subsequently as co-head of Lehman Brother’s media and communications leveraged finance practice.
Mr. Sorrentino graduated from the University of Chicago with an MBA in finance and accounting, and from Tufts University with a B.A. in economics.